Air Force seeks KC-46A, KC-135 upgrades

By Michael Marrow / June 29, 2022 at 1:08 PM
The Air Force is looking to enhance its current tanker fleet with a suite of upgrades for the KC-46A Pegasus and KC-135 Stratotanker, according to a request for information recently posted by the service. The June 22 RFI details requirements for the Air Force’s planned Advanced Aerial Refueling Family of Systems program, which would incorporate the following features for the two aircraft: Survivability (kinetic and non-kinetic defensive systems) Real-time situational awareness Connectivity/data Interoperability Autonomous refueling operations as both tanker or...

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